SMS and Text Messaging


SMS and Text Messaging




Real time text messages sent to or from mobile devices.


Uses and Potential Benefits

Example: a grantee uses text messaging technology to remind its members to vote on an election day.


Examples of the Tool (Not exhaustive or vetted)


References/Articles/Examples from Nonprofits and Foundations

nonprofit makes it easy to donate, offset carbon emissions anywhere, any time via text messaging

Mobile Phones and Social Activism


Real Time or Time Independent?

Real Time


Can Start Small and Expand?



Time/Cost to Implement?



Time/Cost to Maintain